Respite Services

The ConnectWell Community Health Respite Program provides respite services to caregivers who need a break from the daily responsibility and care of a loved one they support at home.

Caring for a loved one with special needs can be tiring. We offer many programs for short-term respite, but sometimes you may need a little more time. We have respite homes located inĀ 

  • Smiths FallsĀ 
  • Perth
  • LanarkĀ 
  • Carleton Place

All homes provide round-the-clock respite care in a friendly, family atmosphere.

Do you need a break from the daily responsibility and care of your loved one?

We are here for you.

The ConnectWell Community Health respite Program provides a wide variety of programming facilitated by qualified workers. Here is a sampling of the programming we provide:

Summer Day Camps

We offer a variety of summer camps including Autism Speciality Camps.

Out-of-home respite

Respite workers accompany your loved one to community activities and outings.

In-home respite

Respite workers support activities for your loved one in your home allowing you to attend to other duties or just get a break.

Bus trips

Bus trips are scheduled to a variety of activities such as concerts, sports events, or museums. These can include families and siblings.

Girls Nights

An evening program for teens aged 12-16/ Some of the activities include preparing meals, social skills development, scrapbooking, crafts, socialization or just hanging out developing new friendships.

Guys Nights

An evening program for teens/young adults. Some of the activities include preparing meals, social skills development, scrapbooking, crafts, socialization or just hanging out developing new friendships.

Autism Saturday Program

Au-some Saturday Program is a specialized program for children/youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (7-17 yrs.) This program focuses on classroom based learning through recreation. It is structured to include fine motor/learning centres and recreation based activities.

Kids Just Like Me Program

Kids Just Like Me Program is a specialized program for children 4-6 yrs. with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This skill based program runs using ABA principles and guidelines.

For more information on Respite Services, please call:

ConnectWell Community Health- Carleton PlaceĀ  613-257-7121Ā or toll-free at 800-667-2617

 

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